Dr. Robert Garver Jr., MD

Dr. Robert Garver Jr., MD

Pulmonology | Male | 61 years old

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For more than thirty years, Dr. Garver has provided high quality care to patients affected by pulmonary disease, sleep related disorders, and life-threatening critical illness. He is recognized as a leader in his specialty, having been named one of Castle Connolly's top pulmonologists in the nation for more than ten consecutive years. Dr. Garver stresses compassion, ethics, honesty, and professionalism in his clinical and business practices.Read more

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Dr. Garver Jr.'s Care Philosophy

For more than thirty years, Dr. Garver has provided high quality care to patients affected by pulmonary disease, sleep related disorders, and life-threatening critical illness. He is recognized as a leader in his specialty, having been named one of Castle Connolly's top pulmonologists in the nation for more than ten consecutive years. Dr. Garver stresses compassion, ethics, honesty, and professionalism in his clinical and business practices.

Dr. Garver Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2005-2012
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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University Hosp

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University Hosp

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1987

    University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Clinical Research
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis